Security

News, reviews and guides on information security and privacy

How to decide on your company's IT security budget

How to decide on your company's IT security budget

Here are a few considerations when planning an organisation’s IT security budget.
Nov 14 2019, 5:47PM
Still running Windows 7? Protect yourself from the BlueKeep malware

Still running Windows 7? Protect yourself from the BlueKeep malware

Haven't patched your system to help guard against this malware? It's time to do something about it.
Nov 8 2019, 12:19PM
Not convinced your staff need cybersecurity training? Read this

Not convinced your staff need cybersecurity training? Read this

Find out how the Emotet malware uses email to trick users and what you should do to protect your business.
Nov 1 2019, 1:48PM
Free Kaspersky portal lets you test suspicious files and URLs

Free Kaspersky portal lets you test suspicious files and URLs

Organisations can now use Kaspersky’s Threat Intelligence Portal for free, allowing them to quickly analyse cybersecurity threats.
Oct 25 2019, 7:00PM
Online scammers are using the browser padlock to fool victims

Online scammers are using the browser padlock to fool victims

If your browser displays the padlock symbol it doesn't necessarily mean a site is safe to visit.
Oct 25 2019, 1:55PM
How bonus programs can make fraudsters more loyal to your business

How bonus programs can make fraudsters more loyal to your business

A loyalty program can be an effective marketing tool, but fraud can turn it from a benefit to a burden.
Oct 9 2019, 1:05PM
Kaspersky reveals diagnosis of cyberthreats plaguing the healthcare sector

Kaspersky reveals diagnosis of cyberthreats plaguing the healthcare sector

Kaspersky's fifth cybersecurity weekend puts spotlight on still unseen attacks against medical and pharmaceutical organisations in APAC.
Sep 13 2019, 4:39PM
Freight scam shuts down Australian businesses

Freight scam shuts down Australian businesses

Victims are losing tens of thousands of dollars to the email scam, which targets IT and electrical businesses.
Jul 26 2019, 12:42PM
Why small businesses should use two-factor authentication

Why small businesses should use two-factor authentication

It’s easier than ever for small businesses to use two-factor authentication to protect their data. Here’s why you should.
May 16 2019, 12:06PM
New laptops block prying eyes

New laptops block prying eyes

If you do a lot of work in a home office or on the road, you might be interested in the privacy features in some new laptops.
Jan 18 2019, 12:20PM
Telstra reveals 24/7 support, new phone plans for small businesses

Telstra reveals 24/7 support, new phone plans for small businesses

Telstra has launched a 24/7 IT support service and new mobile plans. It will also offer small businesses more help with ecommerce, cybersecurity and other ICT issues in 2019.
Dec 13 2018, 10:30AM
Small businesses can apply for up to $2,100 to check their cybersecurity

Small businesses can apply for up to $2,100 to check their cybersecurity

If you're worried your business is vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks, it might be worth applying for this Australian Government grant.
Dec 4 2018, 11:08AM
What to do to avoid online payment fraud

What to do to avoid online payment fraud

Online payment fraud is rising, so if you take orders via the web or mobile apps you need to take precautions.
Sep 27 2018, 10:45AM
Two-factor authentication deadline looms for STP

Two-factor authentication deadline looms for STP

The next deadline under the STP (Single Touch Payroll) regime is the mandatory use of two-factor authentication.
Sep 4 2018, 3:14PM
Malware via fax

Malware via fax

Researchers at security vendor Check Point have demonstrated that it is possible to take control of a computer by sending a specially crafted fax to a multifunction device on the same network.
Aug 24 2018, 9:02AM
WatchGuard adds AI to block zero-day malware

WatchGuard adds AI to block zero-day malware

WatchGuard Technologies has added a layer to the defences provided by its Firebox security appliances.
Aug 13 2018, 11:04AM
Australian security company launches UTM appliances

Australian security company launches UTM appliances

A new, locally-made security appliance has been designed specifically for the SMB market.
Aug 2 2018, 9:23AM
Are you leaving an RDP backdoor open?

Are you leaving an RDP backdoor open?

Security vendor McAfee has discovered an underground trade in RDP login credentials that can provide attackers with access to Windows systems. Here are some ways to protect your business.
Jul 31 2018, 10:28AM
How to create the ultimate USB rescue kit

How to create the ultimate USB rescue kit

We reveal how to create a Windows Recovery Drive and the best free tools to include with it.
Jun 15 2018, 5:27AM
Secure, Australian-hosted storage service launched

Secure, Australian-hosted storage service launched

DekkoVault is a new file storage and sharing service designed for security-conscious Australian businesses.
Jun 13 2018, 7:18AM

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